Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









"Connecting Europe Facility" conference with the participation of José Manuel Barroso

493 views

José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, participated in the "Connecting Europe: a conference on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)" event. In the opening session the President highlighted that the CEF was about far more than the specific projects; it was a European solution to a European challenge. He strongly emphasised its added value and contribution to European growth, jobs and competiveness. For him, the CEF was one of the most prominent features for growth in the proposed Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020.
José Manuel Barroso added that to support growth, to help generate jobs everywhere in Europe, the citizens needed open access to ideas, to markets, to the resources necessary to produce. He explained that all too often they were hindered because the infrastructure networks across Europe were incomplete, inefficient or simply non-existent. The CEF could change it by filling the missing links and removing bottlenecks across Europe thanks to the transnational, in some cases even a pan-European dimension and approach. Many cross-border projects would not have happened if the benefits were evaluated only at a purely national level.
The conference concluded with overall strong support by business leaders and policy-makers for an ambitious CEF, able to trigger significant additional investment for Europe's strategic infrastructure.

Type: College   Reference: I-074700   Date: 02/10/2012   Duration: 03:32   Personalities: Efthemios Flourentzou,Jean-Claude Thébault,José Manuel Durão Barroso,Laurence de Richemont,Leif Johansson,Nicolas Lyrakides   Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont  
Languages: ORIGINAL,
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
Director: Catherine Vandezande
To download, please log in



Related media

01:15:17
"Connecting Europe": Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility: Session 2
Ref: I-074711
Date: 02/10/2012
01:00:25
"Connecting Europe": Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility: opening ...
Ref: I-074709
Date: 02/10/2012
01:12:19
"Connecting Europe": Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility: Session 1
Ref: I-074710
Date: 02/10/2012
37:12
"Connecting Europe": Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility: Closing ...
Ref: I-074713
Date: 02/10/2012
01:12:07
"Connecting Europe": Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility: Session 3
Ref: I-074712
Date: 02/10/2012
03:32
"Connecting Europe Facility" conference with the participation of José Manuel ...
Ref: I-074700
Date: 02/10/2012
55:00 EU Transport - 2012
EU Transport - 2012
Ref: I-074483
Date: 26/09/2012
02:35 'Connecting Europe Facility'
'Connecting Europe Facility'
Ref: I-074497
Date: 25/09/2012
Video Player   Need some help?


You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Tue 26/07
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 14 September, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will deliver his State of the Union address at the European Parliament. The speech will be followed by a plenary debate.
Tue 26/07
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will represent the European Union at the G20 summit in Hangzhou (China), from Sunday 4 to Monday 5 September 2016.
Fri 26/08
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 26 August 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 29 août Mr Frans Timmermans in Olympia, Greece: delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the international conference 'Ancient Greece and the modern World'.
Fri 26/08
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 August 2016 The European Commission has found plans by Luxembourg and Malta to support power generation from renewable sources to be in line with EU state aid rules. The schemes will increase electricity produced from renewable sources, in line with EU energy objectives,...
Fri 26/08
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 26 / 08 / 2016 Brussels, 26 August 2016 Agriculture: la Commission finalise les détails du paquet de soutien de €500 million pour rééquilibrer le secteur laitier Suite à une réunion avec les experts des Etats Membres, la Commission a aujourd'hui finalisé les...
Fri 26/08
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 26 August 2016 Out of all persons in the European Union (EU) who were unemployed in the fourth quarter 2015, 65.7% (13.0 million persons) remained unemployed in the first quarter 2016, while 15.4% (3.0 million) moved into employment and 18.9% (3.7 million) towards economic inactivity...
Thu 25/08
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 25 / 08 / 2016 Brussels, 25 August 2016 Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Navico and C-Map by Goldman Sachs and Altor The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of joint control over Navico Holding and Digital Marine...
Wed 24/08
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 August 2016 The Commission has found Malta's plans for setting up a development bank to be in line with EU state aid rules. The bank will carry out non-commercial activities to facilitate access to finance for SMEs and to support infrastructure investment, without...
Wed 24/08
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 August 2016 Today the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation on new, integrated ways to collect and use data from social surveys so as to better support policy making in general and social policy in particular.
Wed 24/08
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 August 2016 Today the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation on new, integrated ways to collect and use data from social surveys so as to better support policy making in general and social policy in particular.

Go to useful links page Useful links

Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page


Credit © European Union, 2016